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What causes the stomach to bloat it's grown bigger and bigger over last 4 months and i don't eat much at all what could it be?

What causes the stomach to bloat it's grown bigger and bigger over last 4 months and i don't eat much at all what could it be?

See a GI doctor: Without an exam and full history no way to make a diagnosis over the internet. You may need an endoscopic procedure to establish a diagnosis. Go make an appt and see a doctor soon. Hope you get better quickly. ...Read more

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Why do B12 injections cause the stomach to bloat?

Why do B12 injections cause the stomach to bloat?

Should not: B12 injections are not implicated in causing bloating. If you mean swelling at the injection site, that can be due to the volume, or allergic reaction to the preservative. ...Read more

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Can a bad gall bladder cause your stomach to bloat ?

Can a bad gall bladder cause your stomach to bloat ?

Maybe: Many things can cause abdominal bloating. Bad diet, constipation, gastritis, gallbladder, etc. Gallbladder problem like gallstones can cause upper abdominal pain and vomiting after eating. Would need to see a doctor for an examination and possible tests. ...Read more

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What causes bloated stomachs? I look pregnant my stomach is so bloat it that don't know how to get it down

What causes bloated stomachs? I look pregnant my stomach is so bloat it that don't know how to get it down

Gas: Bloating is a vexing symptom and tends to be due to excessive gas production and possibly slow passage. You can try a low-gas diet, Gas-Ex (if burping a lot) or Beano (if flatulent) and lastly a probiotic such as Align. ...Read more

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It started with pain in upper back caused by coughing with the flu bug. After about a month, it went to the ribs. Pain causes stomach to bloat.?

It started with pain in upper back caused by coughing with the flu bug. After about a month, it went to the ribs.  Pain causes stomach to bloat.?

Possibly: Pain can affect the intestines and cause slowing down of the digestive process. Also possible that if you have been taking anti-inflammatory pain meds, that your stomach is getting upset. Chronic pain can certainly affect other parts of the body, there are lots of treatments so it is reasonable to see your doc and explore alternatives. ...Read more

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I'm going through menopause will the fibroids shrink and do menopause cause you to gain weight or your stomach to bloat how long will I go through it?

I'm going through menopause will the fibroids shrink and do menopause cause you to gain weight or your stomach to bloat how long will I go through it?

Fibroids will shrink: The fibroids will shrink over time if you do not use hormones. Menopause is forever but the symptoms are variable. A healthy lifestyle will help reduce bloating and weight gain. ...Read more

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How dose bloating cause the stomach it to inflate.. How can I get my tummy to go back down after I get rid of the bloat?

Bloating of Abd: May be due to gas in intestines, irritable bowel or even gall bladder disease. Consider a low FODMAP diet. FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Monosaccharides and Polyalcohols. See more info here. http://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ Also consider visit to primary care for checkup. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection cause your stomach to bloat ?

Can a kidney infection cause your stomach to bloat ?

Not usually: Kidney infections are serious and may cause chills, sweats, fever, back discomfort, urinary frequency and burning. A distended abdomen would not be a typical symptom or sign. ...Read more

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